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May 4 - May 10, 2015 is Screen Free Week. Here are six ideas to get playing.
May 5, 2015
All this week, people around the world have shut off their devices---TV, iPad, mobile, computer---and are making time away from their screens a priority. And even though you are reading... »
May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week and we’d like to recognize all teachers do for our kids.
May 4, 2015
I recently sat down for a lunch meeting in Baltimore with some Playworks Maryland supporters. And like all  Playworks gatherings, we started the conversation with a playful check-in... »
Celebrating National High Five Day, Playworks gathered high fives from across the country in the quest for the best high five of 2015.
April 16, 2015
A high five has the power to bring a smile to your face. In our work on playgrounds across the country, Playworks staff and supporters give thousands of high fives each and every day. And... »
We're celebrating the more than 80,000 members engaged in national service.
March 8, 2015
Each year during AmeriCorps Week, Playworks recognizes the commitment of our AmeriCorps members by highlighting the extraordinary impact they make across the nation every day. This year,... »
Student Nick Nieto, an ongoing volunteer with Playworks, shares his experience at a UCLA speaking event.
March 6, 2015
Recess is the most overlooked time of the school day. And at many low-income elementary schools across the country, teachers and principals see that conflict often starts on the playground... »